Cologne to Mainz train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Mainz

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Mainz is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
06:53AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
08:39AMMainz Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
03:49AM2h38
Cologne Hbf
06:27AMMainz Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:01AM2h27
Cologne Hbf
02:28AMMainz Hbf
$231One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:56AM2h31
Cologne Hbf
06:27AMMainz Hbf
$261One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
05:52AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
07:38AMMainz Hbf
$261One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Cologne to Mainz

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
Deutsche Bahn
12:01AM2h27
Cologne Hbf
02:28AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:49AM2h19
Cologne Hbf
06:08AMMainz Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
03:49AM2h38
Cologne Hbf
06:27AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:56AM2h31
Cologne Hbf
06:27AMMainz Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
05:52AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
07:38AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:53AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
08:39AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
09:38AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:53AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
10:39AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
11:38AMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:53AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
12:39PMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
01:38PMMainz Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:53PM1h46
Cologne Hbf
02:39PMMainz Hbf
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne to Mainz

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

2 h

Trains per day

12

Distance

141 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Cologne for Mainz every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
11:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
01:38PMMainz Hbf
$461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
11:38AMMainz Hbf
$351One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
07:53AM1h45
Cologne Hbf
09:38AMMainz Hbf
$351One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:53AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
08:39AMMainz Hbf
$211One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:52AM1h46
Cologne Hbf
07:38AMMainz Hbf
$261One-way
0 transfers

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A good journey all round, even if the price could have been cheaper. As I only booked just 24 hours before departure, the price for the route was unfortunately surprisingly high. I would have liked to be able to save money here as a student. The toilets were clean and the wifi worked perfectly.

Overview: Train from Cologne to Mainz

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Mainz cover the 87 miles (141 km) long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Mainz trains

For as little as $17 (€15) you can travel by train to Mainz from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Mainz train.

Train information from Cologne to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Trains from Cologne to Mainz

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Mainz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Mainz.
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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Mainz can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Mainz is $42 (€36); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Mainz train time is 1 h 23 min   covering the 87 mile (141 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Mainz leaves at 6: 17 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Mainz leaves at 10: 51 PM.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day from Cologne to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Cologne to Mainz train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cologne and Mainz to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 51 PM.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Mainz, you can end your trip in train stations like Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater station and Mainz-Laubenheim station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Mainz Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Mainz from Cologne is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 23 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Mainz is May.
You have options as you can travel to Mainz from Cologne 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Mainz

Cologne
Mainz
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Cologne Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cologne Hbf for your journey from Cologne to Mainz.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
The major train station for arrivals in Mainz is Mainz Hbf. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Mainz Hbf for your journey to Mainz from Cologne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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